Aegis [ EE-jis ]
[ noun ]
1 : a shield or breastplate emblematic of majesty that was associated with Zeus and Athena
2 a : protection (under the aegis of the Constitution)
b : controlling or conditioning influence (passed new laws under the aegis of national security)
3 a : auspices, sponsorship (under the aegis of the museum)
b : control or guidance especially by an individual, group, or system (under the aegis of the government)
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :Having no claim to the land under the aegis of the law, the cattle baron decided to claim it by force.